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know, we rely basically on physician groups to tell us how many hours it takes to give various services. but there was a washington post or new york times article, i forgot which -- i think it was a washington post -- that showed that for certain specialties the doctor would have had to work over 24 hours a day to equal the number of hours that they had, were charged with. so we've got to get a better handle. and the people who are being disadvantaged under the current system are primary care. and that's what we have to fix. and you're exactly right. if we're going to get the right mix, the right work force mix, then we have to have the right reimburse bement structure. and a lot of that means let's replace the sgr which was not part of the affordable care act. it's a separate issue that we clearly have to deal with. i'm going to ask a question, if i might, jay, and that is -- [inaudible conversations] [laughter] >> those of you that have to sort of figure out in advising people how to enroll in the exchanges, i don't know if you've had a chance yet to take a look at the type of plans t
] >> about every 40 years someone comes in to try to dominate the afghan scene and control it to use it for its own purposes. there have been periods of afghan history with the rulers of afghanistan have taken advantage of the geographical position of afghanistan to play a neutrality card using stuff favoritism to one global power to play that begins the possibility of leading to the other global power to keep both at day and this is the diplomatic strategy of successful afghan rulers whenever there have been any and the cold war is a notable period both the u.s.s.r. and the united states were interested in those competing to enlarge their influence in the country and somehow because of the counterbalancing of these forces there was a period when afghans were in control of their own destiny and during that period of use of modernization and change that was more rapid and it dramatic then you have seen anywhere in this country. that period ended when the pendulum of trying to swing back and forth started to swing so fast and so far it finally crashed in the country succumbed to the cr
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authorities. >> michael has recently returned from cairo, with the very latest. thank you for joining us. a very tricky time in egypt. the u.s. government has said that her team gave it a heads-up about the detention of david maranda, the partner of a journalist who published information from whistleblower edward snowden. but the u.s. said it was not involved in the decision to question him. mr. maranda was held for nine hours at heathrow airport in london, while en route to brazil . maranda, finally arriving back in his home country, brazil, a journey much delayed after he spent hours in detention in london. waiting for him at rio de janeiro airport, his partner, a guardian reporter. his hours spent in custody, being grilled by cap or terrorism detectives. >> i remained in a room. or were six different agents coming and going, talking to me. they asked questions about my entire life, about everything. they took my computer, video game, mobile phone, memory cards -- everything. >> from his partner, there was fighting talk. >> i am going to do reports much more aggressively. i will publis
god, who are you to tell us this? are why don't you go back to your own country if you don't like it? and my answer to that is, i'm a great citizen of the united states. not just an average citizen, but i am much, i do things that average citizens would not be. and i'm a great afghan. him and afghan american, but i may human race and had to represent decent people. so that's what i tell them, and don't be judgmental. so i wasn't called -- i was called doctor liber in san diego. and a lady got a little upset i guess what she knew about afghanistan, and one of the questions was, so what the people of afghanistan want? it was really, i say great question. i said what would you like in life? i really want to know what you want in life. i said, the home, bread, you know, three meals and all that. well, great. i said, that's exactly what the people of afghanistan want. are rough on the head, i said not three meals, how about one meal a day? that's not even available. so i think that's what they want to but it's how things are prioritized in the world. that's how politicians are prioritizin
is the president that the current military government of egypt may use access to the suez canal as a bargaining tool? >> i have not seen that prospect raised. suffice to say we value the working relationship we have with the egyptians, a relationship that goes back decades, the we have been concerned by some of the steps taken by the interim government to not follow through their commitment to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. we have made those concerns pretty clear not just of them in private conversations, but to all of you in public announcements of the president and other senior administration officials. >> how much support does the president intend to receive from nato allies and regional allies as he moves to perhaps other initiatives? >> related to egypt? what i would say is that obviously these other countries will be making a determination on their own about their own national security interests. because you are talking about allies, it is reasonable to assume those interests will largely overlap. we have been and will be consulting with allies as they c
's schedule this week. deputyjoined by the white house editor for politico. start us off with this bus to or in -- this bus tour. educationis on higher issues but he will be talking about other issues as well? republicans are coming up now very quickly. this particular spring is going to be focused on colleges. he's going to take care of upstate new york. he is going to be stopping in president biden -- in vice president biden's hometown on friday. host: he has made a few other proposals already, including one on corporate tax reform for stimulus dollars. where has that gagne go where have some of these proposals see, thist: as you tourist taken him across the country. -- this two were is taken him across the country. proposal will take the form of executive actions that the president can take on his own without congressional approval. other proposals that he is running by congress -- we are not expecting any particular action from this congress. this covers the full spectrum of the economic agenda, including healthcare spending, student loans, home costs. and all of the different arra
to the southeastern united states. more rain to that area. indra is tracking this for us. it seems you have been tracking it for weeks, even months. >> the swath from the gulf of mexico to the southeast is impressive to see. they can't handle anymore of this rain. heavy rain and high winds battered much of the southeast this weekend bringing flash floods and record rainfall. check out what members of one church saw after sunday service. waist deep water covering their car doors. a foot of rain fell in less than an hour. business owners along highway 49 found water rushing into their stores. >> fire trucks are out there. >> it didn't get that much rain from katrina. >> reporter: these motor "rick's list"s were stuck. a swath of tropical moisture drenched the gulf coast to the carolinas. in miami beach, an elderly couple was killed while swimming. >> they were in cardiac arrest. we worked them to the hospital. they were pronounced dead. >> reporter: they weren't alone. they came to the aid of at least 50 swimmers. here is what we are talking ability t. tropical moisture in the yucatan over the wee
. >> sure. >> the democratic party used to be the party where all the fight was. there was a fight between left and right -- civil rights, anti-civil rights, the old seggies hanging in there. now it seems to be a party of general agreement. but i noticed something over the weekend. the slow, what do you call it, the thing where you change color to meet the background, the. >> chameleon. >> the chameleon party seems to be changing color to a hillary background rather than an obama background. i know you are reporting on the phone all day must be hearing thissing >> well, you know, what you hit on in the introis right i think which is i will say i am struck by how aggressive and how public she will herself is being with this series of speeches. she's given one, going to give two more on sort of big topics, voting rights, foreign policy. talk about national security. there's no way to interpret those kind of speeches except that laying the groundwork for 2016. i'll add one other quick thing to it which is the ready for hillary super pac, the extent to which real clinton hands, i'm not talking
seconds. >> we know what they're doing. we're happy they're doing it for us. they're the guys that are going to fight this thing and get us hopefully back to normal. >> crews battle fires throughout the west. >> idaho seems to be getting the worst of it. right now, the fire east of boise has burned more than 100,000 acres and has forced thousands from their homes. >> hosni mubarak could be released from prison.cleared him of his corruption case. >> you're going to have an armed insurgency, not protesters on your hands. we're going to have to suspend the aid. >> he remains free on bail charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. >> bob filner is expected to return to work today, just as a recall effort gets under way to try to remove him from office. >> as long as the people of san diego and the council want it, he will be removed. it's futile to hold on. >> southwest is bracing for floods from the gulf to the carolinas. threatening to bring even more heavy rain -- >> covering a nearby city with a thick layer of ash. people there are using m
post" created a bootleg index. >>> friends with everybody in this book. >> i used to be. >> one thing he wrote, he said politico, mike allen, it's driving comp p conversation. >> it was a wet fettucini slap as opposed to a punch. >> everybody is talking about the book because they think they're in it -- or afraid they're in it. >> why is so afraid of this book? >> what you see there is done before anyone had seen the book. the speculation of this took on a life of its own. and, look, i mean, it's nice to have a book that people are talking about and obviously what happens is people focus on who's up, who's down. who looks worse. what news is broken, what nuggets are out there. but hopefully i don't want the people to miss the more serious point which is that washington is doing very well in a guilded age in some ways while the rest of the country has suffered. >> any reaction to what kind of reaction you've had to the book? surprised about any of it? >> not really. i mean, look, when you write a book, i mean, a lot can go wrong. it's sort of the way i approach the world. i have -- i'm
class, which is a term that tom coburn uses. it is used to describe the impermanent of washington. a lot of elected officials go on to become lobbyists and consultants. frankly, life is pretty good inside the belt. >> let's watch this. >> "this town." >> mark leibovitch. >> "this town." >> d.c. is described as inflated by big-money. a humanor schumer -- ladle in the local soap celebration buffet. wow, mark. all kinds of reaction. taking down the preening egos of this town. the washington post. is no index.re we cannot find out what is going on in this work. >> this book was so widely anticipated in washington as a screaming indictment. >> washington has created a bull leg index. index.otleg cawley callie dr. suggested the notion of the composition -- >> everyone is talking about the book. everybody thinks they are in it. >> why are people that you wrote about so happy about this book? me.eats what is interesting, a lot of what you are seeing there was done before we saw the book. the speculation took on a life of its own. look. it is nice to have a book the bull are talking about, and ob
, hey, this is a first line. you should use this. he suggested that i tack it on. i thought about it. i thought it was a little crass at first. but it worked, so i give full credit to. >> one of the people you write about is tom brokaw. here is tom brokaw, brian williams, and bruce springsteen. >> he would come to work every morning as though he had just won the lottery the day before. he was determined to take advantage of this good fortune he could not quite believe. we were all recipients of its might. >> we all did a guided tour of tim's hearts. >> there was a guy in a crisp white shirt. it says that he smiled. >> tell us more why tim russert, who you call the mayor of the city, got the official watch? >> i think the reason the death got my attention was the respect. it is general for or ronald reagan. he lived at the nexus of media. power, money. you needed tim russert. when he died in june 2008, it was an inflection point. it could be the media and politics. the epic general election campaign which resulted in barack obama getting elected. the internet -- really it was the first c
in line than us. things are -- from las vegas all the way from tahoe to truckee to reno. lake county, mendocino, maybe napa in line. slightly cooler today. yesterday, it was hot. today will be warm to hot to muggy. partly sunny, partly cloudy, possible possible -- possible showers. foggy on parts of the coast. back to school forecast, we're focusing this time on san francisco. there's pretty good gusts. three reports about 20 miles an hour. most locations are calm. that's not the case in parts of san francisco. 56, 64 we'll go for a high of 68 depending upon where you are in the city. 70 in antioch. upper 60s, 56 in san francisco. there's lot of 60s to 70s. the cloud cover streaming right off the sierra, coming back from the sacramento valley to the north bay and some lightning strikes have developed into fresno. that might develop later on. we have fog going west to east. but the high and mid-level clouds going east to west. fog, sun, clouds, very warm, muggy, humid. clouds building, possible showers and thundershowers. more likely the north bay. it's kind of a broad brush forecast
and internet audiences and invite everybody to visit us online at www.commonwealthclub.org. now it's my pleasure to introduce our distinguished speakers. tamim ansary was born in kabul where his father was university professor and his american mother taught english. time to left for the u.s. in 1964. is a writer, lecturer, teacher and editor. he has written several noteworthy books and awarding books including again, "games without rules." he will sign this book after the program. atta arghandiwal was also born in kabul. his father was a prominent military officer in lead. after high school, atta served in the afghan air force. in the political situation change in the 1980s and the russians invade, atta fled to germany and came to you is what is enjoyed a successful banking career. like tamim, he was shocked by 9/11. he visited afghanistan recently and you can read about his amazing journey back to afghanistan in his book, "lost decency: the untold afghan story." you also sign the book after the program. i think it is program will be very interesting. you may hear different perspective
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